If the G20 gets its way this year – and it seems likely that it will – the world’s top banks will be forced to issue special bonds… 87 more words
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By Dean Starkman – The megabanks are finally feeling the hurt for the depredations of the mortgage era. That’s what the government, and some in the financial press, too, would have us believe. 104 more words
Paper Boys, Author: Jake Halpern.
By Megan McArdle – The problem is enforcement.
The Federal Trade Commission, which is in charge of regulating this stuff, is not really equipped to rid the world of a bunch of fly-by-night collection shops operating out of temporary office spaces or the back of some guy’s warehouse; it’s good at wrangling with corporations that have big, marble-floored headquarters that can’t easily be moved to a nearby shed if the government comes knocking. 49 more words
By Rachel Evans – While no one’s suggesting the dollar will lose its status as the main currency of business any time soon, its dominance is ebbing. 117 more words
COMMUNITY BRIEF, PREPARE FOR CHANGE.NET.
BANKING REFORM & THE CHANGEOVER PERIOD
I do not when the economic changeover period is to occur, but do know that plans for all that this video states have been in the works for several years. 74 more words
By Devjyot Ghoshal – It’s not easy to bring five world leaders together, get them to negotiate a landmark deal and have them all leave happily. 78 more words